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Thousands mark Christmas in West Bank town of Bethlehem

BETHLEHEM, West Bank (AP) - Thousands of Christian pilgrims on Tuesday flocked to the West Bank town of Bethlehem, celebrating Christmas Eve in the...

Relic thought to be from Jesus’ manger arrives in Bethlehem

BETHLEHEM, West Bank (AP) - A tiny wooden relic that some Christians believe to be part of Jesus' manger arrived Saturday in its permanent...

Palestinians protest US settlement decision in ‘day of rage’

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) - Thousands of Palestinian protesters took part in a “day of rage” across the occupied West Bank on Tuesday, with...

US angers Palestinians with reversal on Israeli settlements

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Trump administration on Monday said it no longer considers Israeli settlements in the West Bank to be a violation of...

US angers Palestinians with reversal on Israeli settlements

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Trump administration on Monday softened the U.S. position on Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank, reversing four decades of...

The Latest: Hungarian minister rails against migration

UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The Latest on the U.N. General Assembly's annual gathering of world leaders (all times local):7:55 p.m.Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto...

The Latest: Israel minister: Iran is threat to wider region

UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The Latest on the U.N. General Assembly's annual gathering of world leaders (all times local):6:55 p.m.Israeli Foreign Minister Israel Katz...

The Latest: Iran to US: cease policy of maximum pressure

UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The Latest on the U.N. General Assembly's annual gathering of world leaders (all times local):1:15 p.m.Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is...

Merkel meets Palestinians’ Abbas for talks in Berlin

BERLIN (AP) - Chancellor Angela Merkel says Germany continues to believe a two-state solution for Israelis and Palestinian is the only way for both...

Israel approves Palestinian construction in West Bank

JERUSALEM (AP) - The Israeli Cabinet unanimously approved a proposal to build over 700 housing units for Palestinians in addition to 6,000 Israeli settlement...